This folk-carol is known throughout the Spanish-speaking world for its melody and dance-like spirit. John Rutter’s arrangement captures this perfectly, pairing soloist and chorus, with exuberance and fun. Featured on the Collegium CD, A Christmas Festival, conducted by John Rutter.
Orchestral material is available to hire at the OUP link below.
Orchestration: 2 fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bn, 2 hn, 2 tpt, 2 perc, hp, str